characters could be unforgiving and without any sentimentality in their deals with each other. >> rose: he said "language and art remains a highly ambiguous transaction, a quicksand, trampoline, frozen pool which might give way under you. the author at any time but as i have said the search for the truth can never stop. it cannot be adjourned, it cannot be postponed. it has to be faced right there on the start." not a bad imperative for journalists, either. or actors. >> yes, i can think of -- >> rose: or anyone living in a life in which there has to be a demand for truth and answers. >> yes, well journalists, too, might read that. >> yes, exactly. >> rose: it's a wonderful manifesto for -- >> rose: here is the -- do you remember this? the close from the same poem.